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2013-08-01 23:23:41

The National Safety Council, or NSC, recently published the results of a study concerning the use of cell phones while driving and the problem relating to the under-reporting of the statistics that detail the number of car accidents caused by this distraction. The attorneys at Michael D. Ponce & Associates, whose Web site URL can be found at http://www.poncelaw.com, would like to help bring awareness to the study and alert the public that the findings of it indicated that Tennessee had...

2013-07-17 12:20:29

WASHINGTON, July 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- With 50 percent of the U.S. adult population now owning smartphones and the wireless industry reporting a subscription penetration rate of 102.2 percent, today the Governors Highway Safety Association (GHSA) released its second look at how states are dealing with the problem of distracted driving. The report, "2013 Distracted Driving: Survey of the States," reveals that since 2010 more states are enacting and enforcing laws,...

2013-06-30 12:20:02

540 Fatal Crashes Estimated this Independence Day Holiday ITASCA, Ill., June 30, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council today released its estimates of fatalities from traffic crashes for the upcoming Independence Day holiday period, which begins at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, July 3, and ends at 11:59 p.m. on Sunday, July 7. The Council estimates 540 traffic fatalities and another 57,800 medically consulted injuries may occur due to motor vehicle collisions. (Logo:...

2013-06-21 23:17:00

The attorney from the firm of Gemma Law Associates, Inc., says the National Safety Council’s focus on ergonomics during National Safety Month is a ‘good starting point’ for employers. Providence, RI (PRWEB) June 21, 2013 Rhode Island workers’ compensation lawyer Mark W. Gemma said today that the National Safety Council’s focus on ergonomics for Week 4 of National Safety Month should be shared by the state’s employers. The National Safety Council (NSC) observes National Safety...

2013-06-20 23:17:51

National Safety Month serves as a reminder that property owners and employers must ensure that their premises are safe for workers and the public, says founder of Ginarte O´Dwyer Gonzalez Gallardo & Winograd. Newark, N.J. (PRWEB) June 20, 2013 Property owners and employers must make sure their buildings are safe and do everything they can to prevent slips and falls, workplace accident lawyer Joseph A. Ginarte said today as he voiced support for National Safety Month. “Slips...

2013-06-18 23:20:40

Superb Safety Supports National Safety Month with Free Color Guide of Leading Manufacturers Products for Fire Safety Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) June 18, 2013 SUPERB SAFETY, Inc., http://superbsafety.com, a leading provider of the latest and highest quality of Industrial & Personal safety products on the market today, announces the release of a customized Complimentary Fire Safety Guide featuring Leading Manufacturers products to support June as National Safety Month. This beautiful,...

2013-06-13 23:19:48

The Stuart personal injury attorney says most slip, trips and falls at businesses and homes could be prevented by taking reasonable steps to ensure others´ safety. Stuart, FL (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Stuart personal injury attorney Philip DeBerard, III, says the focus on preventing slips, trips and falls during National Safety Month aligns well with his firm´s mission to help slip-and-fall accident victims in cases where their injuries ultimately could have been prevented....

2013-06-12 12:21:21

National Safety Council response to new AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety study ITASCA, Ill, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The National Safety Council acknowledges that the results announced today by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety of a new distracted driving study, again confirm the presence and crash risk of cognitive distraction. The human brain is incapable of performing, at the same time, the tasks necessary to safely operate a motor vehicle while engaged in...

2013-06-04 23:00:43

Austin, Texas — June 4th, 2013 — Protect America, Inc., the nation´s largest provider of wireless home alarm systems, is proud to support National Safety Month activities throughout the month of June. (PRWEB) June 04, 2013 Sponsored by the National Safety Council since 1996, National Safety Month seeks to raise awareness for safety related issues at work and home. Every year, an estimated 120,000 people die in preventable accidents, according to the Center for Disease...

2013-05-30 16:20:11

DriveitHOME provides driving tips for the 100 deadliest days for teen drivers ITASCA, Ill., May 30, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- For teen drivers busy attending graduation parties and starting their summer vacations, the period between Memorial Day and Labor Day is considered "The 100 Deadliest Days of Summer." Since seven of the top 10 deadliest driving days of the year occur in June, July and August, DriveitHOME, a new program from the National Safety Council, would like to remind parents...